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    Although Washington and Beijing have signed an agreement aimed at easing the trade war between the two powers, it seems that the battle over 5G networks has just started, as the United States and the Chinese telecom giant Huawei try to win the heart of Frau Merkel.

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    The US apparently decided to claim Deutschland’s love by force, as it threatened to terminate intelligence sharing with Berlin and other allies if they don’t drop Huawei from the list of companies that could contribute to the development of 5G network in their countries. Beijing seems to have decided to win over Germany with patience, as it awaits the country’s decision. Whose strategy will prevail?

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